Inspired by the stories she collected of Chinatown residents, Wing on Wo & Co.’s artist-in-residence created an installation she hopes will help bridge the gap between generations, reports SinoVision English Channel.
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From Chinatown to Flushing, parades and special events marked the Lunar New Year in Asian communities.
World Journal and other publications report on celebrations taking place in honor of the Lunar New Year while Times Ledger asks Chinese in Queens about their family traditions.
The multimedia exhibition “Resilience / Resistance,” which runs through Jan. 22, examines the effects of displacement and gentrification through the works and stories of Chinatown residents, reports The Villager.
Owners of Chinese restaurants and some food shops are complaining about the business costs of the recent increase in the minimum wage mandated by New York state, reports World Journal.
An exhibit of photographer Corky Lee’s work, currently on display at the reopened Pearl River Mart, features photos of Chinese-American life from his decades-long career, from labor protests to a rally in support of Peter Liang, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Protesters from neighborhoods across the city joined the Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side in front of City Hall to rally against the mayor’s rezoning plans, reports City Limits.
The founders of Chinatown Art Brigade, a cultural collective responsible for recent nighttime projections in the neighborhood, speak to Bowery Boogie about their efforts to stop the gentrification of Chinatown.
Chinatown residents attended a memorial for Pvt. Danny Chen, held every year since his death while stationed in Afghanistan, reports Downtown Express.
Community Board 3’s Land Use Committee heard from city planners recently, while local residents protested for greater inclusion, City Limits reports.
The city’s main hiring agency, the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and private employers recently came to Chinatown for a job fair, World Journal reports.
[Editor’s note: After Yuh-Line Niou won the primary election in Assembly District 65, Sing Tao Daily examines the votes the six candidates received in the Chinatown poll sites and concluded that now voters in Chinatown are statistically significant enough to send a candidate to a public office alone. The dataRead More
Little Italy resident John Fratta speaks to Our Town about the Feast of San Gennaro, celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, as well as on growing up in Little Italy and the relationship between Italians in the neighborhood and the Chinese in Chinatown.
In City LImits, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing writes about the surprising support for Donald Trump among recent Chinese immigrants in Chinatown.
World Journal reports on a recent forum held to discuss a redesign of the Canal Street Triangle, long viewed as a gateway to Chinatown.